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Tater Trot run in Franklin on Nov. 22

FRANKLIN — Red Oak Montessori School is holding its 2nd Annual Tater Trot beginning at Franklin Falls Dam on Saturday, November 22 sponsored once again by Awakening Chiropractic of Tilton. Registration starts at 8 a.m. with both races beginning at 9 a.m. 

The Tater Trot aims to bring the community together, from the young to the seasoned, in the spirit of health and camaraderie. The event will offer a 1 mile fun run and a 3 mile trail race. All ages and abilities are welcomed. The first 50 people to register will receive a FREE event T-shirt. There will be a raffle of products and services donated by local businesses. All proceeds will go to Red Oak Montessori School in support of scholarships and programming. For more event info contact Tammie at (603) 934-1002.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 11:58

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Christmas at the Castle event starts on Nov. 21

MOULTONBOROUGH — Castle in the Clouds will again host its signature Christmas at the Castle event on November 21st, 22nd, & 23rd and November 28th, 29th, & 30th.

Experience a vintage Christmas at Historic Lucknow while enjoying festive décor, special exhibits, live music, and the seasonal beauty of this classic country estate. Admission to the event is $20 for adults, $10 for youth (ages 5-17), and $15 for Friends of the Castle. The event takes place from 10 am to 3:30 pm. Last tickets sold and last trolley ride to Lucknow at 2:30 pm.

For those looking to get started with their holiday shopping, the Carriage House will be hosting talented local artisans selling their unique, handcrafted wares. The Castle Gift Shop will also be open. Free admission for holiday shopping. Hart's Turkey Farm will be offering a buffet luncheon in the Winnipesaukee Room for $25 per person (tax, tip, and non-alcoholic beverages included).

This event is weather permitting – call 603-476-5900 for more information in the event of inclement weather.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 11:55

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Talk at Wesley Woods about keeping your core healthy

GILFORD — A physical therapist will offer tips on how to keep the trunk of the body -- or core -- healthy in a talk on Monday, Nov. 10, at 12:30 p.m. at Wesley Woods.

Kristie Ennis will explain how a strong core is necessary for all of a person's daily activities, such as gardening, walking, or going to stand up.

The core is the link between the upper and lower body. In this workout, Dr. Ennis will lead participants through a series of seated exercises that are designed to help tone the entire core, improve posture, and increase spinal mobility and flexibility.

Ennis graduated with her doctorate degree in physical therapy from Franklin Pierce University in 2006. She has worked in the orthopedic outpatient setting since graduation and loves treating the patient as a whole person. She specializes in women's health, dry needling, functional movement screening and assessment, oncology, and injury prevention. She is also a certified strength and conditioning coach.

Wesley Woods is located off Route 11A behind the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. As a light lunch will be served. Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP to Stace Hendricks at 603-528-2555 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .'; document.write(''); document.write(addy_text97917); document.write('<\/a>'); //-->\n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 November 2014 02:02

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Retired Educators to meet Nov. 18 in Holderness

HOLDERNESS — The Lakes Region Retired Educators’ Association’s Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 18 at Walter’s Basin located on Route 3. Check in begins at 10:30 a.m. with the meeting starting at 11 a.m. A luncheon is scheduled for noon, followed by the featured program starting at 1 p.m.

Will Broussard from the Mount Washington Observatory will speak about the geology and weather on the mountain. He will also describe the kinds of data that scientists are collecting at the Observatory and what it is like to live there.

The cost for the meeting is $15 per person, which includes tax and tip. The phone captain will be contacting individuals soon, as reservations are due by Wednesday, November 12. Reservations can be made by calling Diane Bolduc at 332-5586, Nancy Malone at 855-2294, or Evelyn Morse at 524-4062. Any retired educator who is not a member is welcome to attend.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 11:41

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